When Wendy Everly was six-years-old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. It isn't until eleven years later that Wendy finds out her mother might've been telling the truth. With the help of Finn Holmes, Wendy finds herself in a world she never knew existed - and it's one she's not sure if she wants to be a part of.
Phil and Lillian suffer a fatal case of food poisoning, but they come to in the grey area of life after death. As they try to figure out what comes next and how to get there, they come across gatekeepers and housekeepers, ghosts and magicians, guardians and mercenaries, and quickly realise that they have to sort out the good guys from the bad if they are to find closure to their surreal experience. Topics: Master Publishing, Death, Mystery, FICTION, LITERARY COLLECTIONS
Torn - the second book of the Trylle Trilogy... Wendy thought she finally understood who she was and what she wanted, but everything changes when the rival Vittra come after her. She's caught between two worlds, torn between love and duty, and she must decide what life she is going to lead.
The final chapter in the Trylle Trilogy With a war looming on the horizon, Wendys fate seems sealed. But everything she sacrificed might be in vain if she cant save the ones she loves. Her whole life has been leading up to this, and its all coming to an end.
In order to receive his inheritance, Jake Mitchell must marry. In order to save her family's farm, Sue Lewis must marry a rich man. So Jake comes up with a plan. Why not strike up a platonic, business arrangement where they can marry each other for six months? And it all goes according to plan...until an army of suitors start to take an interest in Sue. Then Jake starts to reconsider the plan.
A man called Peter, by C. Marshall.--The sea around us, by R.L. Carson.--The crime of the century, by J.E. Hoover.--Cheaper by the dozen, by F.B. Gilbreth, Jr., and E.G. Carey.--The will to live, by A.A. Hutschnecker.--Yankee from Olympus, by C.D. Bowen.--Step right up! By D. Mannix.--Wind, sand and stars, by A. de Saint Exupéry.--Little Britches, by R. Moody.--I leap over the wall, by M. Baldwin.--Life of an American workman, by W.P. Chrysler.--Kon-Tiki, by T. Heyerdahl.--The long, long... Topics: Literature, Modern, American literature
[This book is] a simple story of a "strong man" whose life is dominated by fear and anger ... Uniquely ... African, at the same time it reveals [the author's] ... awareness of the human qualities common to men of all times and places.-Back cover Topics: Igbo (African people), British, Men, Race relations
"This visionary novel. in which God and Government are joined, and America is run as a Puritanical Theoracy, can be read as a companion volume to Orwell's 1984-its verso, in fact. It gives you the same degree of chill, even as it suggests the varieties of tyrannical experience; it evokes the same kind of horror even as its mordant wit makes you smile." E.L.Doctorow Topics: Man-woman relationships, Misogyny, Women
Melissa Logan stood by in horror as her husband sold her to pay a debt. She knew that marrying Coy Logan to escape her drunken father and brothers had been a huge mistake. Coy dragged her to Dawson to join the Yukon gold rush. Now penniless and with a baby she belonged to Dylan Harper, a man said to have a heart of stone and a knife under his store counter that he wielded without hesitation. favorite ( 2 reviews )
When Ann Statesman marries Todd Brothers, it's not because she loves him. She marries him because she knows that he will make a good husband. She hopes that given time, her feelings for him will blossom into romantic love. But when her old beau comes back for her, will she still want to stay with Todd...or will she want to go back to her past love?
When Carrie Allen learns that her father has arranged a marriage between her and Justin Monroe, she knows that a pair couldn't be more mismatched. And she wants out! Justin Monroe has loved Carrie for years, so he jumps at the chance to marry her. But he's in for a surprise when she tells him the truth...and asks for an annulment. Too bad for her he's not willing to give up. ( 1 reviews )
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New Testament has special t.p.: The New Covenant, commonly called the New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; revised standard version translated from the Greek ... compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946 Topic: Bible
At the fall of the City of Light, Miko is captured by the Empire's forces and is taken as a slave into the Empire. James. with the help of some new found allies, travels into the Empire to rescue his friend. From the City of Light, to the slave markets of Korazan, even unto the Empire's capitol itself, James continues his search for his friend, Miko, unwilling to leave him to his fate. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Fleeing from her parents' killers, Kate Tanner disguises herself as Billy Ingram and works on a remote farm in North Dakota. Between trying to prove that she can handle the more demanding farm chores and trying to fit in with the other farmhands, she has her work cut out for her. Then, one morning, her boss discovers she's a woman, and that's when things really get interesting.
Includes collections from Out of Boneville, The Great Cow Race, Eyes of the Storm, The Dragonslayer, Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border, Old Man's Cave, Ghost Circles, Treasure Hunters, Crown of Horns Topic: Comic books, strips, etc
In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
The story of an illiterate ten-year-old girl, Eyo, trafficked to the United Kingdom by her father with promises of work, an education, and fortune. It was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in 2010. Topics: 2010, abidemi, africa, commonwealth, lolita